Its hard to believe that a manager that has his club 11th in the league is under pressure, but that appears to be the case for Paul Lambert. Nevertheless, he is acting perfectly calm and just getting on the job of taking Aston Villa as far up the league as possible. Its Lamberts second season at Villa Park, and averting relegation last season consolidation in the league appears to be on the agenda this time around. However, this piece if of course all about the transfer window and the areas that Villa may look to strengthen this month. It appears that the Scottish manager has identified a creative midfielder to link the midfield to the attack as the missing link. So, here is a look at five potential options that can fulfil the role as always it will be a mixture of opinion and stats from Who Scored. So, lets have a look at which players Villa fans can look forward to watching in the near future
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